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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 54.9
  • Total Fat: 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 8.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.1 g
  • Protein: 2.1 g

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Mexican Squash Mexican Squash
Number of Servings: 4


    1 cup cubed zucchini or mexican squash
    1 cup corn kernels
    1/2 cup diced onion
    2 cloves diced garlic
    1 roasted green chile, chopped (or 1 small can chopped green chile)


lightly saute onion in skillet. Add remaining ingredients and saute for about 1 minute. Add about 1/2 cup of water, reduce heat and allow to simmer until squash and corn are cooked and water is nearly gone. You can top with or add cheese if you prefer, I don't use it. Serve as a side dish to your favorite mexican entree.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TIGGSMOM.

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  • So excited to try this...needed to find a low-cal side dish for our shrimp tacos. This sounds great. Trying tonight! - 7/14/09

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  • This was a very good and light side dish, just what I was looking for. I added a little spices and some tomatoes. Delicious! Thanks for the recipe! - 7/11/09

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  • A very nice Mexican side-dish that isn't heavy in carbs or fat! Thanks! - 2/28/08

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  • I made this last night with breakfast pork chops (thin and very lean) and did it all in the same skillet. Wonderful and a really fast dinner was ready in a flash. - 11/30/07

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